Government Centre, Wellington, and Kaitoke Regional Park

[ca 1977-1995]

Record of the Government Centre, Thorndon, Wellington. As well as Parliament buildings and grounds, this group of photographs also focuses on public buildings in Lambton Quay, Molesworth, Hill, and Bowen streets. They were probably taken in the summer of 1995/1996 (reasons for arriving at this date in Historical notes below).

Aerial and other photographs of Kaitoke Regional Park, ca 1977.

Views of unidentified architectural models.

Dates for the photographs of the Government Centre described above were determined using the following buildings that appear in the sequence.

Turnbull House, Bowen Street is fully restored. This was completed in 1995.

General assembly Library is fully restored and painted. This was completed in 1995.

Broadcasting House is still standing and apparently fully operational. This suffered from fire, and was demolished in 1997.

Quantity: 49 b&w original photographic print(s). 59 colour original photographic print(s).

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Beard, James Albert, 1924- :Architectural and town planning photographs
49 b&w original photographic print(s), 59 colour original photographic print(s), Photographs
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